Awards 2007

2007 Henry Barnard Student Awards

Carter Lennon

Carter Lennon was among the twelve outstanding seniors from the four Connecticut State Universities to be honored at the Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Awards presented by the Connecticut State University System Foundation during their annual banquet. To be considered for a Barnard Award, a student must have at least a 3.75 GPA and a record of significant community service.

Carter, an active member of the University Honors Program is a psychology major and has a 3.95 GPA. Completing her studies in only three years, Lennon has been president, vice president and secretary, as well as project manager of “ECSU Hits the Streets” for the American Humanics Student Association; president of the Psi Chi psychology honor society; public relations head for the Honor Club; editor-in-chief and sports editor for the yearbook; team leader for the Omicron Delta Kappa Student Leadership Development Program; and treasurer of the Psychology Club. She has also been a teacher’s assistant, a research assistant and a peer mentor. For the past four years Lennon has helped the Manchester Volunteer Fire Department create and distribute food baskets for those in need and has assisted in repairing homes through the Christmas in April program.

Adam Lachendro

Adam Lachendro of Enfield was among the twelve outstanding seniors from the four Connecticut State Universities to be honored at the Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Awards presented by the Connecticut State University System Foundation during their annual banquet.

Lachendro is a senior health and physical education major and has a 3.83 GPA. In 2004, he traveled to New Orleans to work as a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, building houses for those less fortunate.

Lachendro has been an assistant coach in both soccer and basketball for Enfield youth, was junior coordinator for the Teen Center at St. Bernard’s Church, and volunteered at the Enfield Food Shelf and Enfield Soup Kitchen. He also has volunteered at the Windham Elementary School’s After School Program and at the 2005 and 2006 Windham Special Olympics.